Trade License Forms
Construction Violation (Permit / No Permit)
Safety Concern, Occupied Building
Safety Concern, Vacant/Abandoned Building
Check Status of Earlier Request
Building Permit and Inspection Records
Building Permit Application Status
Vacant Building Registration
Chicago Data Portal: Buildings
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Requests
This service request is used to report a porch that may be dangerous due to rot, damage, poor construction or any other conditions that may render it unsafe.
The Department of Buildings handles porch inspections for the City.
Inspections and Reports
E-Plan: Chicago's Online Building Permit System